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Sunspots!

Ray Hemming captured this wonderful picture of a sunspot group on the Sun's surface on 10 May 2001.
He simply pointed a digital camera up to the eyepiece a clicked!
An image of the Earth at the same scale has been superimposed on the picture to show how large these solar features are.

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File information
Filename:sunspots.gif
Album name:Ray Hemming / The Sun
Rating (2 votes):44444
Link-words:Sun
Image date, time and location:10 May 2001
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:Taken through a Meade EX125.
Filesize:60 KiB
Date added:Jul 02, 2001
Dimensions:300 x 356 pixels
Displayed:287 times
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